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Cool Esthesia airway hygiene: Stop stuffiness, cough and clear phlegm

Cryosim is a molecule that produces sensations of coolness but does not affect tissue temperatures. It can be delivered as a liquid to the surfaces of the nasal cavity and throat with an immediate cooling effect.
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Allergic asthma and the legacy of structural racism on the African American urban communities

Allergic asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by bronchial hyperactivity, disproportionately affecting African Americans.
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Great leaps in multiple sclerosis treatment but the holy grail is still ahead

CEO of MS Australia Rohan Greenland highlights the breakthroughs in treating attacks on the brain and spinal cord in multiple sclerosis (MS). But his sights are set firmly on the great unmet needs: to repair damaged nerves, reverse disability, and ultimately, prevent MS.
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The WATCH project: Tanycytes in health and disease

The WATCH project aims to elucidate how tanycytes mediate physiological processes by acting as gatekeepers between the brain and body, how their dysfunction is involved in various disorders and age-related impairments, and what can be done to prevent or correct these.
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Innovative approaches to cancer treatments oncological engineering

Prof Richard M Hall, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, explores how oncological engineering is paving the way for new and innovative cancer treatments.
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Challenges bringing CB₂R medicine to bedside

Drug hunters explain how to overcome pitfalls on the way to CB2R medicine and therapeutics.

A new approach to older people’s end of life care: Living and dying well

Remodelling palliative and end of life care requires different ways of working, different partnerships and a sharing of power.
Figure: The euPOLIS project aims at establishing a clear methodology that involves planning, implementing, and evaluating nature-based solutions. The outcome of these actions will be a quantifiable improvement of the citizen’s health (mentally and physically). At the same time, environmental, social, and economic benefits will be achieved.

The euPOLIS vision: Improving well-being with nature-based solutions

The adverse effects of urbanization have taken a toll on people’s mental and physical health, here’s how co-design and nature-based solutions can lead the way in mitigating these risks.
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Prebiotics from algae as a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease

The Algae4IBD project is studying the potential of probiotics and algae-derived prebiotics as a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease.
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The haplogroup gap: The ticking time bomb of cardiometabolic disease in developing nations

Cardiometabolic disease (CMD) refers to a cluster of inter-related factors, including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and elevated cholesterol (1).

Wicked-Schisto: The wicked public health problem of Schistosomiasis and the interdisciplinary research helping to...

Poppy Lamberton, Professor of Global Health at the University of Glasgow, is leading an interdisciplinary team aiming to identify cost-effective, sustainable interventions for schistosomiasis, a devastating neglected tropical disease.

Whole-person integrative oncology – A path to improved outcomes and patient empowerment

Integrative oncology gives patients the tools to not only make the environment as inhospitable to cancer as possible – it also empowers patients to take some control back after receiving a cancer diagnosis.
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Focused ultrasound for major depressive disorder

Low-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (LIFU) is an emerging neuromodulation method for treating major depressive disorder which allows for non-invasive stimulation across the whole brain.
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Brain health conditions: Excellence in psychedelic treatments

Psychedelic treatments open up an unparalleled window of opportunity, but we need to get ready for their roll-out.
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Enhancing community-based disease surveillance using Afyadata in Mozambique

SACIDS, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health in Mozambique is capitalizing on its AfyaData, a digital disease surveillance app, to enhance early detection, timely reporting and prompt feedback/response to health-related signals/events, including COVID-19 and other priority diseases in the country.
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Genetics and machine learning can improve blood transfusion outcomes

Better blood transfusion outcomes for patients and better protection of the NHS blood supply can be achieved with machine learning, argue Drs Samuel McDermott, Nicholas Gleadall and Sara Trompeter.

The fentanyl crisis: Death at the end of the rainbow

Chelsea Unkel, Ryan Hogans, & Pamela Lein from the University of California, Davis, analyse the fentanyl crisis responsible for increases in drug overdose across the US.

Can dietary interventions help treat children with ADHD?

Lessa Schippers & Jeanette Mostert, departments of Genetics and Psychiatry, Radboudumc Nijmegen, The Netherlands, explore how dietary interventions may have added value to current treatment and reduce medication use for children with ADHD.

Remyelinating versus neuroprotective therapies for multiple sclerosis

Reducing clinical relapses and improving quality of life is at the heart of MS treatment; here Tara M. DeSilva explores the benefits of remyelinating versus neuroprotective therapies for tackling MS.
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Creating an environment that supports and protects breastfeeding

The Centre for Lactation, Infant Feeding and Translation (LIFT) at Swansea University seeks to better support families in feeding their baby.

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